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2-Day City Highlights Tour of St. Petersburg

By: TJ Travel
  • Sample traditional Russian lunches

  • Learn about St. Petersburg from your guide
  • Travel comfortably in an air-conditioned minivan

2-Day City Highlights Tour of St. Petersburg
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2-Day City Highlights Tour of St. Petersburg

While your cruise ship is docked, see the highlights of St. Petersburg with ease on this 2-day excursion. Accompanied by a guide, travel in an air-conditioned minivan. Visit Catherine Palace and the Amber Room, stroll through the gardens at Peterhof, and visit the Hermitage before the opening hours to skip the crowds. Take a boat ride along the canals and taste traditional Russian lunches.

What to Expect
Your 2-day group tour begins with a pickup from your cruise ship between 8.30 am and 9:00 am. Board the air-conditioned minivan and embark on your city tour.

Highlights of the first day include a a visit to Peterhof Palace. the Tsars' Village, and a guided tour of the rococo Catherine Palace, including a visit to the gilded Amber Room.

Day 1: 

10:00-10:30 am Travel to Petergof by hydrofoil
10:30 am-12:00 pm Guided tour of the Fountain Park. Walk in the Peterhof Lower Fountain Park and the Upper Gardens
12:00-1:00 pm Traditional Russian lunch
1-2pm Driving to Tsars’ Village
2-3:30pm Guided tour of Catherine Palace with the Amber Room
3:30-4:30 pm Drive back to the city. Visit a subway station
4:30-5:00 pm Guided tour of the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
5:15-6:00 pm Guided tour of the Peter and Paul Cathedral
6:30 pm Return to the ship or evening optional program

Day 2:

The second day begins with an 7.30 am pickup from your cruise ship. Highlights of day two include before-hours access to the Hermitage and a guided tour of Yusupov Palace, noted as the site Grigori Rasputin's murder.

8:30-9:30 am Boat ride along the rivers and canals
9:45-12:00 pm Guided tour of the Hermitage Museum (early entrance, before official opening hours)
12:30-1:15 pm Traditional Russian lunch
1:30-2:30 pm Guided tour of St Isaac Cathedral. Time for shopping
3:00-4:30 pm: Guided tour of Yusupov Palace
5:00 pm: Return to the ship

Please note:
  • The timing and sequence of the museum visits are approximate and depend on the days of the week
  • The sequence of the tour can be changed by your guide due the traffic and museums days closed
  • In order to minimize the flow of tourists inside the museum, the Hermitage authorities reserve the right to adjust the entrance time slot
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
St. Petersburg Tour

Our guide for the tour was Alexandra Belaeva. She was just great. We went to so many good places and Alexandra explained everything about them. She was really nice and awesome, and we are very glad we had her as our tour guide. Alexandra has...More

Thank brenda w
Reviewed 4 days ago
Excellent tour .

Well organized . Small group so no time wasted waiting for the group to be complete . Lisa was excellent as well in perfect English . Thank You .

Thank Minnoyo
Reviewed 4 days ago
St Petersburg 2days Tour

我們一家人的 波羅地海遊輪之旅,在聖彼得堡遊覽2天 ,我們參加 TJ travel company 的聖彼得堡 2 天之旅 , 參觀行程非常順利 ,中文俄羅斯導遊 薇拉 講解清楚 ,使我們有一個愉快的,順利的 2 天旅遊 , 感謝薇拉 及 TJ company HUANG

Reviewed 5 days ago
TJ Travel 2 Day City Highlights Tour exceeds expectations!

Booked TJ Tours for my Celebrity Baltic Cruise with my father who has mobility issues...the pre tour communication, service and support provided to in response to my many questions was superb.. The tour experience itself was exceptional and surpassed my expectations...thank you Alexandra B. and...More

Thank kathywanderer
Reviewed 1 week ago
Fantastic 2 day tour

With our familie of 5 we had a great time in St. Petersburg. Thanks to our guide Irina. Small group and in a Mercedes van is great, especcialy between thousand tourist

Thank Ankie S
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Michael & Joan D
23 June 2018|
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Response from himebaut | Reviewed this property |
No we didn’t go inside. We only saw the gardens & Fountains.
Alan W
6 June 2018|
Response from clivebarb | Reviewed this property |
Im sorry we did not do any night tours although TJ travel offered them. Contact them.